Meet the team

At Malpas Dental Care our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.

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Keith Morgan

Dentist 
BDS (Wales) 1981 
GDC No. 55453

Keith Morgan graduated from Cardiff Dental School in 1981 and has worked in Newport for 28 years.

His clinical interests include all aspects of cosmetic dentistry including invisalign, crown and bridge, tooth whitening and Cerec 3D.

Mr Morgan ia a dental volunteer with Operation Smile, assisting with the reconstruction of cleft lips and palates in the third world. In 2008 he was the dental member of their first mission to Papua New Guinea, assisting with seventy four surgical cases, operating aboard the US Navy Hospital Ship Mercy. In 2009 he worked in Kenya, and he has just returned from a mission to Cambodia. As well as being a guest on various radio shows, and participating in dental phone-ins, in April 2010 BBC Radio Wales broadcast two 30 minute documentaries recorded by Keith while on the mission to Papua New Guinea.

Keith and Nicola have worked together for over 30 years.

Outside work he enjoys skiing, diving and walking his two dogs Max and Henry.

Katherine Matthews

Dentist 
BDS (Wales) 2000
GDC No. 78248

Katherine qualified from Cardiff Dental School in July 2000 with BDS, and then completed a year of vocational training.

She began working as an associate with Keith Morgan in 2001, practicing in Cwmbran, Caerleon. She then moved to Malpas Road in January 2009.

Katherine enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially crown and bridgework. She has a special interest in treating more anxious patients and spends time building up their confidence.

Anthony Matthews

Dentist 
BDS (Wales) 1990 
GDC No. 65114

Anthony graduated from Cardiff Dental Hospital in June 1988 and has been in general practice in Caerleon for 20 years before moving to Malpas in Jan 2009. He works 1 day a week in Malpas and the rest of the week in his own practice in Monmouth.

Anthony enjoys all aspects of general dental practice and has recently undergone training in Smile redesign, and placement of cosmetic all porcelain restorations. He is interested in and am trained in the treatment of patients with tension headaches and posture problems with removable appliances.

He has undergone training in the use of Botox for the treatment of wrinkles to the forehead and around the eyes.

His dental nurse Margot is registered with the General dental Council and has worked with me for over 20 years and therefore has a good understanding of how he work and is very experienced.

Anthony also work in the access centre dealing with very nervous patients with dental emergencies and have a lot of experience with patients who consider themselves to be “difficult” or “awkward”.

Anthony is married with 2 teenage children and enjoy spending time with my family, walking my dogs and playing 5 a side football in his spare time.

Benjamin Currie

Dentist 
MFDS RCS (Eng) 2006, BDS (Wales) 2004 
GDC No. 83721

Ben Currie qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine in 2004. After this completed two years of General Professional Training which involved one year solely working as an associate in NHS general practice and two six monthly posts as a senior house officer in both the Community Dental Service based in Merthyr Tydfil (treating mainly children) and the Hospital Dental Service at Cardiff Dental Hospital. During this two year period he gained the postgraduate qualification MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons in London.

This two year period gave him valuable experience in many aspects of clinical dentistry before joining Malpas Dental Practice in 2006.

Stephanie Davies

Dental Therapist 
BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy (Birm) 2013
GDC no. 244066

Stephanie graduated from the University of Birmingham 2013 as a Dental Therapist with a distinction in Clinical Hygiene.

Following university, she completed the Introduction scheme under the Cardiff Deanery for a year which  gave her an excellent insight into working in general practice.

Since then she has worked in a few NHS dental practices before settling in Malpas in Feb 19.

On referral from the dentists she can complete adult fillings and all aspects of paediatric dentistry as well as regular scaling and polishing and other gum treatments.

She loves spending time making anxious patients feel comfortable and more confident in the chair.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with my family and taking time out at a yoga class.

Sian Phillips

Dental Hygienist 
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1998 
GDC No. 5451

Sian qualified at Cardiff Dental School in 1998.

She enjoys all aspects of her work. Being able to contribute to a persons confidence and smile, by achieving together, healthy clean mouths is very rewarding.

Dentistry is changing and progressing all the time and she finds it very interesting to see the results of different treatments that are now being used.

She looks forward to welcoming you to Malpas Dental Care.

Susan Roberts

Dental Hygienist
CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1983
GDC no. 2599

Susan Roberts qualified Edinburgh 1983, gaining Oral B cup winner.

Catherine McGurk

Dental Hygienist
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1994
GDC no. 4665

Catherine McGurk qualified 1994 Glasgow Dental School. In her spare time Catherine enjoys travelling, music and watching wales rugby team.

Adrian Barrell

Dental Technician 
Qual - Final Certification in Dental Technology City & Guilds 1980
GDC No. 133102

Adrian Barrell is the Dental Technician at Malpas Dental Practice.

He has been working in dentistry for 36 years. Starting with an apprenticeship City and Guilds as a dental Technician in 1973 and qualified in 1980.

From 1973 to 2005 he worked at another practice running the lab from 1993.
In 2005 Adrian joined Malpas dental Practice where he runs the laboratory.
Recent courses he has attended are:

Eclypse – new techniques for denture construction

He regularly attended training courses in line with modern techniques
He is registered with the GDC and follows all guidelines with respect to ongoing training.

He is married and enjoys Jive and Ballroom dancing with his wife. Adrian play the blues harmonica and the saxophone

He also enjoys walking by the coast with his dog.

Debbie Morgan

Practice Manager 

Debbie qualified as a dental nurse in 1985 and has worked at Malpas Dental Care as Ian’s nurse from 1983-2000 when she left to have her son. She returned to work in 2003 as Practice manager in our Caerleon practice and later Keith and Debbie bought Malpas Dental Care in 2005 it felt like going home.

Debbie loves her job and  working with the dedicated team who strive to put you at your ease. We now have Investors in People Gold standard and we have been BDA Good Practice since 2008.

Debbie feels confident the team will help you through you journey with us.

She takes part in marathons to raise money for charity mainly children’s charity, so if you see her running please give a wave of encouragement.

Jess, Karen, Deb, Sue and Deb

Reception team 

Front of desk is the responsibility of our very experienced receptionists, Jess, Karen, Deb, Sue and Deb.

They are your first point of contact with the practice and will welcome you warmly. If you have any problems or worries please do not hesitate to ask them.

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